Vijayendra Ghatge

Vijayendra Ghatge is an actor in the Hindi film industry and on Indian TV. He is known for his role of Lala Vrishbhaan in the TV serial Buniyaad that originally aired on DD National in 1986. Among other serials and several films, he is also known for his roles in Chitchor (1976), Prem Rog (1982) and more recently Devdas (2002) and Jhankaar Beats (2003).

Vijayendra Ghatge
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active1976 - 2011
Websitewww.vijayendra.in

Background and educationEdit

Ghatge is a member of the Maratha royal family of Kagal. He is thus a cousin of the Maharaja of Kolhapur. Ghatge's mother, Sitaraje Ghatge, is the daughter of the Maharaja Maharaja Tukojirao Holkar III of Indore (reigned 1903–1926) by his American-born third wife Nancy Miller, who was formally adopted by the Maharaja's aunt and took the name Sharmishtha Devi Holkar upon marrying the Maharaja.[1][2]

Educated in the Daly College, Indore, Ghatge was the Head Prefect & Sword of Honour holder (Flight Sergeant Airwing NCC). After doing B.Com Honours (Management) from Sydenham College of Commerce, Bombay he graduated in acting course from the FTII, Pune.

CareerEdit

Ghatge started his film career with a supporting role in Rajshri Productions' 1976 Hindi film Chitchor. Directed by Basu Chatterjee, the film was a box office "Superhit".[3] Thereafter, he did various supporting roles in films like Kasme Vaade (1978), Tere Pyar Mein, Prem Rog (1982) and Razia Sultan (1983). In the mid-1980s, Ghatge began appearing in television serials. His character role of Lala Vrishbhaan, played in the 1986–87 classic serial Buniyaad made him a household name.[4]

In 2002, Ghatge appeared in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed Devdas in the role of Bhuvan Choudhary, the aging husband of the heroine, Paro, played by Aishwarya Rai.[5]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1976 Chitchor Sunil Kishan
1977 Agar... If Vijay Sohni
1978 Anpadh Mukesh
1978 Yatheema Sundari Vahid
1978 Kasme Vaade Kundan Ghanshyamdas
1978 Tere Pyar Mein
1979 Sunayana Dr. Indrajeet
1979 Shaayad
1980 Nazrana Pyar Ka Kishore
1980 Aakhri Insaaf
1980 Ehsan Aapka
1980 Guest House Suraj
1981 Dhanwan
1981 Paanch Qaidi
1981 Hum Se Badkar Kaun Ballu/DSP Vijay
1981 Jyoti Niranjan Pratap Singh
1982 Prem Rog Kunwar Narendra Pratap Singh
1982 Satte Pe Satta Shekhar
1982 Jeeo Aur Jeene Do
1982 Maut Ka Saya
1982 "Waqt Waqt Ki Baat"
1983 Razia Sultan Amil Altunia
1984 Ram Ki Ganga Arun 'Suraj' Verma
1984 Ram Tera Desh Prem Kumar Saxena
1984 Waqt Ki Pukar Raja
1984 Divorce Ajay Oswal/Shyam
1984 Hanste Khelte
1985 Meraa Ghar Mere Bachche Dr. Shrikant Bhargav
1985 Pournami Raavil 3D Malayalam 3D film
1985 Mehak
1985 Kali Basti Inspector Raghuvanshi
1986 Sheesha Advocate Ashok Kumar
1986 Locket Vijay
1986 Trikon Ka Chauta Kon
1986 Dahleez Ahmed Ali
1986 Katha Sagar TV series
1987 Muqaddar Ka Faisla Police Inspector Shekhar
1988 Mohabbat Ke Dushman Shamsher
1988 Veerana Sameer Pratap
1988 Shahenshah Mohammed Salim
1988 Yateem Senior Police Officer
1989 Batwara Devan
1989 Tridev Ramesh Tejani
1989 Souten Ki Beti Advocate Narendra
1989 Ajeeb Itefaq Aparna's boyfriend
1989 Guru Inspector Shiv Shankar Shrivastav
1989 Naqab Nawab Sajhat Ali Khan
1990 Bandh Darwaza Thakur Pratap Singh
1990 Lekin... Raja Param Singh
1991 Indrajeet Inspector Sudhir
1991 Aakhri Cheekh
1991 Sanam Bewafa Sajjan Thakur
1991 Ek Doctor Ki Maut Dr. Arijit
1992 Apradhi Man outside the orphanage
1992 Bekhudi Radhika's Father
1992 Khel Ravi
1993 Damini - Lightning Inspector Kadam
1993 Kshatriya Raja Davendra Pratap Singh
1993 Anth Advocate Vikas Saxena
1994 Maza Saubhagya Ahant Abhyankar Marathi Film (Cameo Role) only at the beginning of Movie
1994 Vaade Iraade Principal Tripathi
1994 Beta Ho To Aisa Forest Officer Anand
1995 Guddu Rehman
1996 Rajkumar
1997 Aakhri Sanghursh Arjun
1998 Kareeb Diwan Virendranath
1999 Love You Hamesha
2000 Siyani TV movie
2001 Shirdi Sai Baba (2001)
2002 Jeena Sirf Merre Liye Pooja's dad
2002 Deewangee Ashwin Mehta
2002 Devdas Bhuvan Choudhry
2002 Kabhie Tum Kabhie Hum Mr. Shrivastav
2003 Jhankaar Beats Mr. Kapoor
2003 Tujhe Meri Kasam
2004 Wajahh: A Reason to Kill Singhania
2004 Garv: Pride and Honour Chief Minister
2005 Chand Sa Roshan Chehra
2006 Shaadi Se Pehle Mr. Bhalla
2007 Marigold Rajput
2008 Karma: Crime. Passion. Reincarnation Ranvir Singh
2010 Foggy Christmas Simon
2010 Life Express Tanvi's boss
2011 Aazaan Home Minister

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Role Channel Notes
1985 Singhasan Battisi Raja Vikramaditya DD National
1985 Vikram Aur Betaal (Episode: The Unsuccessful Penance of Gunkar) Gunkar DD National
1986-1987 Buniyaad Lala Vrishbhan DD National
1992 Missione d'amore Mansingh
1992 Talaash Sudhir DD National
1994 Junoon[6] adv.Neil Bhatiya DD National

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Supreme Court Judgement". 24 April 2008. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Indore: Palace Intrigue". India Today. 15 September 1997. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Box office 1976". Boxofficeindia.com. Archived from the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
  4. ^ "The Buniyaad folks, 18 years later". Rediff.com. February 2006. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
  5. ^ Arti R (11 July 2002). "What does it take to be Ash's husband?". Rediff.com. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
  6. ^ "The Buniyaad folks, 18 years later". Rediff.com. Retrieved 27 May 2020.

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